The Real Cost of Dwell Time at the Warehouse and Its Impact on Transportation Spend

Posted by Port City Logistics on Nov 10, 2021 12:12:28 PM

Poor warehouse management can have a disastrous impact on transportation spend and brand reputation. Inefficiencies in the warehouse amount to inefficiencies in managing the dock, and excessive dock delays contribute to excess surcharges in freight spend. Dwell time is no one’s friend in logistics, and it’s going to cost much more than many people realize as demands on the industry increase. Unfortunately, dwell surcharges do not necessarily reflect the full scale and scope of cost increases that may arise from added delays. Let’s take a closer look at what this delay really is, how it affects downstream transportation, and why a top-quality provider of warehouse and drayage solutions can help.

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Topics: dwell time